Gov. Phil Murphy’s proposed $37.4 billion state budget adds $242 million more into NJ Transit. Added funding for the agency’s operations would be in addition to $141 million allocated in the fiscal year 2018 budget for a total of $383 million for NJ Transit operations in fiscal year 2019, according to budget documents released Tuesday. Murphy […]
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The female passenger was burned by her phone, which caused a minor fire on board the aircraft. She suffered burns to her hands after her cellphone caught fire on an Air Canada flight while it sat on the tarmac in Toronto, the airline said Thursday. The incident happened around 7 a.m. as the plane was […]
The Machinists Union is aggressively advocating that the joint congressional committee look to the recently introduced Butch Lewis Act as the best solution to fund insolvent multiemployer pension plans and avert a looming retirement crisis for millions of Americans. “We will urge members of the committee to adopt the principles of the Butch Lewis Act […]
Members of Middletown, Ohio Local 1943 recently ratified a two-year agreement with their employer AK Steel. The previous contract was set to expire March 15, 2018. The membership voted overwhelmingly to accept the tentative agreement, which included a lump sum payment, wage increase, upped funding for future retiree medical benefits, an increase to pension contributions […]